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by robertcc
Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:47 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED]Cannot build nvidia drivers on Mint 18
Replies: 9
Views: 3272

Re: Cannot build nvidia drivers on Mint 18

As an update, after having to deal with this again recently: I had Eset antivirus on these endpoints and, after reading something elsewhere about the nature of its kernel protection integration, removed it. Afterward I was able to cleanly install the nvidia driver on the kernel of my choice without ...
by robertcc
Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:19 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED]Cannot build nvidia drivers on Mint 18
Replies: 9
Views: 3272

Re: Cannot build nvidia drivers on Mint 18

I have this exact same issue. The system itself is older, but with an Nvidia 1070. Like the OP, I'm also able to install the driver from the graphics-drivers repo once. But any updates to either the kernel or the driver itself "breaks"--exhibits the infinite "building" message. I can't find anything...
by robertcc
Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 949
Views: 188771

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

Unlike some Linux users, who think everybody should use Linux, I think that if someone wants to use Microsoft or OS X then they should. My wife uses Windows 7. She has no desire to use linux because she does not tinker with her computer. She is getting her PhD in history and doesn't use anything ex...

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